Irrigation Department Assam Recruitment 2020

Updated on Aug 22, 2020

Overview

Under the Irrigation Department, Government of Assam, 643 posts are vacant for eligible candidates. 

Subordinate Engineer, Grade-I (Civil)

  • 21 posts are vacant under Subordinate Engineer, Grade-I (Civil)
  • The salary provided under this post is Rs. 14,000-60,500 and the GP is Rs. 6,800.

Educational Qualification

To be eligible for this post, the Candidate needs to have a Certificate of Draughtsmanship in Civil or should have passed the two years course out of the three years Diploma Course in Civil from a Recognized Polytechnic/ Engineering institution.

Subordinate Engineer, Grade-I (Mechanical)

  • One post is vacant under Subordinate Engineer, Grade-I (Mechanical)
  • The salary provided under this post is Rs. 14,000-60,500 and the GP is Rs. 6,800. 

Educational Qualification

To be eligible for this post, the Candidate needs to have a Certificate of Draughtsman ship in Mechanical or have passed the two-year course out of the three years Diploma Course in Mechanical from a recognized Polytechnic/ Engineering institution.

Junior Assistant (HOD Level)

  • 23 posts are vacant under Junior Assistant (HOD Level)
  • The salary provided under this post is Rs. 14,000-60500 and the GP is Rs. 6,200. 

Educational Qualification

To be eligible for this post, the Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree from a recognized University, or any examination declared equivalent by the Govt. Apart from that, it is also mandatory for the Candidate to know computer as written below:

  • It is mandatory for the Candidate to have a good working knowledge of office productivity software tools (independent) of any operating system i.e. MS Windows Linux Mac etc. namely Word processor, Spreadsheet, Presentation Graphics, Concept of Database, Internet, and e-mail. 
  • The Candidate should also have a minimum of 6 months Diploma in the field of Computer Application/Knowledge from a Government recognized institution. 

Junior Assistant (District Level)

  • 159 posts are vacant under Junior Assistant (District Level)

  • The salary paid under this post is Rs. 14,000-60,500 and the GP is Rs. 6,200. 

Educational Qualification

A candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree from a recognized University, or any examination declared equivalent by the Govt. Apart from that, the Candidate should also know computer as mentioned below:

  • It is mandatory for the Candidate to have a good working knowledge of office productivity software tools (independent) of any operating system i.e. MS Windows Linux Mac etc. namely Word processor, Spreadsheet, Presentation Graphics, Concept of Database, Internet, and e-mail. 
  • The Candidate should also have a minimum of 6 months Diploma in the field of Computer Application/Knowledge from a Government recognized institution.

Section Assistant (District Level)

  • 397 posts are vacant under Section Assistant (District Level)
  • The salary provided under this post is Rs. 14,000-60,500 and the GP is Rs. 5,600. 

Educational Qualification

The Candidate should be HSSLC or any other equivalent (12th Examination) passed from any recognized Board/ Council. (According to the draft service Rule Submitted to the Government).

Power Pump Operator

  • Forty-one posts are vacant under the Power Pump Operator.
  • The salary provided under this post is Rs. 14,000-60,500 and the GP is Rs. 5,000.

Educational Qualification

The candidate needs to have passed HSLC or equivalent Examination from any recognized Board or Council with ITI Certificate in Mechanical or Electrical or passed HSLC or equivalent examination with a minimum of 8 years experience as a Helper. 

Primary Investigator

  • One post is vacant uner Primary Investigator.
  • The salary paid under this post is Rs. 14,000-60,500 and the GP is Rs. 6,200. 

Educational Qualification

The Candidate must possess an HSSLC or equivalent (10+2 Examination) passed from any recognized Board or Council in any stream with Mathematics as one of the main subjects.

Age Criteria

The minimum age required to be eligible under these posts is 18 years, and the maximum period is 38 years. 

A relaxation of 5 years in the upper age limit is given to the candidates of SC/ST category and a relaxation of 3 years in the upper age limit is given to the candidates of OBC category, according to the rules of the Government Of India. 

Selection Process

  • A written test will be conducted, which will be OMR based for all the posts.
  • The candidates who pass the written test will then appear for the Computer Proficiency test/skill (wherever applicable).

The candidates will be selected based on these two examinations. 

Admit Card

After shortlisting the applicants, the selected applicants will receive an Admit Card.  

Application Process

The candidates can apply for the posts online by visiting the official website, i.e., https://irrigation.assam.gov.in 

The application will start from 20th December 2019, onwards.

The last date to fill the application form is 11th January 2020, 11:59 PM. 

Documents Required

  • HSLC Certificate or the admit card issued by a recognized Board/Council for age proof. 
  • For residence proof, Voter ID of the Candidate or either one of his/her parents. 
  • A certificate of qualifying the Examination as per the applicable case. 
  • The Latest Passport Sized Photograph
  • A scanned copy of the signature of the Candidate.
  • Caste certificate of the Candidate in case of any competent category. 

Read the full notification here.

Registration Process

Step 1: Visit the Official Website.

Step 2: Click on ‘Direct Recruitment’.

Step 3: Click on ‘Scheme of Examination’

Step 4: Click on ‘Recruitment Advertisements’

Step 5: Find the notification.

Step 6: Check the details and apply for the desired posts.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the total number of vacancies and for what all posts?

A total of 643 posts are vacant.

  • Subordinate Engineer, Grade-I (Civil) - 21 vacancies
  • Auxiliary Engineer, Grade-I (Mechanical) - 1 vacancy
  • Junior Assistant (HOD Level) - 23 vacancies
  • Junior Assistant (District Level) - 159 vacancies
  • Section Assistant (District Level) - 397 vacancies
  • Power Pump Operator - 41 vacancies
  • Primary Investigator - 1 vacancy

Q. What is the age limit to be eligible for any of the posts under the Irrigation Department, Govt. of Assam?

The minimum age should be 18 years, and the maximum age limit is 38 years.

Q. Is there any upper age limit relaxation?

Yes, a relaxation of 5 years in the upper age limit is given to the candidates of SC/ST category and a relaxation of 3 years in the upper age limit is given to the candidates of OBC category. 


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WRITTEN BYVarsha Verma

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